Top 6 Events You Need to Check Out This October

1. Oktoberfest 2015 at Paulaner Bräuhaus


Paulaner Bräuhaus, Indonesia’s only genuine German microbrewery, will celebrate its second Oktoberfest this year, with the biggest beer celebration in Jakarta to run from 7 to 10 October following last year’s sold-out event. Like last year, to give this uber-fest an authentic Bavarian touch, the renowned folk band X’elcht’en is being flown in straight from Munich to entertain partygoers with games, competitions and traditional music, as well as well-known party entrance pass to the Paulaner Oktoberfest includes our famous family-style Bavarian food plus free flow of special Oktoberfest Bier and is priced at IDR 990,000 net per person. Group tickets are also available from IDR 8,580,000 net per table. Click here for more information. 

2. Sunday Farmers’ Market – The Pumpkin Patch


Bring the whole family to a special edition of our Sunday Farmers’ Market on Sunday, 25 October, at Potato Head, Pacific Place, 20 AM to 4 pm. Back bigger and better, The Sunday Farmers’ Market has even more local produce vendors and handmade artisanal food products, and they’ve set up a pumpkin patch for some pre-Halloween fun. Pick up a pumpkin for jack-o’-lanterns or your favorite autumn recipes, and enjoy children’s activities, such as face painting, a bouncy castle, costume contest (don’t forget to dress up your little monsters) and much more! Click here for more info.

3. Jakarta’s Chinatown Morning Photo-Walk with Melbourne


Jakarta’s Chinatown is steeped in history and is a must-see for both visitors and residents alike. During Melbourne’s photo tour and workshop you will be capturing photographs of colourful sites and friendly people.

Bustling streets, alleyways, and a kampung. Maybe there will be time to visit a temple. Load up with memory cards because you will be shooting, shooting, and shooting! You will have captured many memories by the time the tour is over and it is likely that you will want to enlarge a few of the images and use them as a photo decor.

As in all Melbourne’s workshops, he will be advising and coaching each of the small group. Here’s the opportunity of drawing from the knowledge of one of southeast asia’s most experienced photographers. The workshop is usually conducted on a Saturday or Sunday, but can run on a weekend too. From 8.30 AM to 12 noon. Click here for more info. 

4.  Indonesian Heritage Society 2015 Evening Lectures


A series of insightful lectures on interesting topics  Tuesday October 6: Smart Jakarta – How to Make the City Truly ‘Liveable’ by Rupert Taylor, Tuesday October 13: Productivity as the Key to Development by Prof. Iwan Jaya Aziz, Tuesday October 20: Jokowi at the One-Year Mark by Douglas E. Ramage, Tuesday October 27: The Extraordinary Life of Harry Darsono by Harry Darsono, PhD. Tuesdays at 7:00pm. An entrance donation of Rp. 50,000 (Rp.30,000 students with a valid student ID ) is requested. Erasmus Huis, Jl. Rasuna Said , Kav. S-3, Kuningan Selatan, Jakarta. Click here for more info. 

5.  Agenda JKT at Lippo Mall Kemang


Come by and visit “Agenda JKT”, Thursday to Sunday, 1-4 October 2015 at Lippo Mall Kemang. Agenda Jakarta is the business platform of pop up market featuring with more than 150 local tenants where fashion, art, food and beverages including Food trucks are mixed together. The concept of Agenda Jakarta is to make the visitors can enjoy the music, walk around freely on these areas to browse women, man and kids apparel, home living, sneakers, and foods or just to play skateboard at our mini skate park area.

There will be a lot of activities that you can choose and participate at Agenda Jakarta, such as :
a. Book cover painting class with Kelly Wrapping Paper
b. Sewing class for Kids with iCouturiere
c. Fashion 3D Illustrator with Mklav, etc

Click here for more information or Today’s Hype’s Instagram: @todayshypeid 

6. Organic, Green & Healthy Expo of Indonesia


Where more than 180 farmers, artisans, communities will gather, to show, educate and learn their organic, green & healthy products from all over Indonesia. at Bentara Budaya Jakarta, Kompas Gramedia – Palmerah, South Jakarta. For more information, click here or visit

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